Mark Richt apprenticed at Florida State when the Seminoles played for five national championships in eight seasons, and he came to Athens expecting more of the same. “That was the plan coming in,” he said Friday, “but it hasn’t happened yet.”
It could well happen Saturday. If Richt’s team wins the SEC championship game, the plan will have come to fruition. Twelve years Georgia’s coach, Richt has never been so close to playing for the BCS title. Twelve years Georgia’s coach, the path finally is clear.
A coach can never know when, or if, his moment will arrive. Richt had great early success – three division titles and two SEC championships in his first five years – and then he had...
Todd Grantham stomped down the Georgia sideline toward his second-string defensive players, who were trudging off the field after surrendering a touchdown. He was not going to wait for them to get to the bench. Grantham, the... more »
Georgia is a power football program. The Bulldogs play in the powerful Southeastern Conference. They have a power running game. They even call their helmet logo the "Power G." But there is one area in which the Bulldogs have... more »
Often convoluted and controversial, the Bowl Championship Series standings suddenly are simple and straight-forward. As ABC sportscaster Brent Musburger said late Saturday: “You don’t need a computer for this one. Notre Dame... more »
A few things you and I might not have grasped about Nick Saban: He would have to be one of our national leaders in clarity. A muddled world teems with people who don't know what they want and people who know what they want only... more »